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All the Buildings in New York...Drawn by Hand

All the Buildings in New York...Drawn by Hand
All the Buildings in New York...Drawn by Hand, Courtesy of James Hancock
Courtesy of James Hancock

ALL THE BUILDINGS IN NEW YORK is a blog, a book, and, above all, illustrator James Gulliver Hancock's love letter to New York City.

As his website reveals, Hancock "panics that he may not be able to draw everything in the world… at least once." Since Kindergarten, he's been obsessed with drawing in meticulous detail (or, as he tells the Atlantic Cities, with a mix of "technicality and whimsy"), a characteristic this native Australian brought with him when he moved to Brooklyn, New York.

What began as a blog, All The Buildings In New York, to keep track of his many sketches of New York's architecture (particularly the brownstones), is now a book (All The Buildings in New York: That I've Drawn So Far - which includes about 500 drawings). Organized by neighborhoods, it features New York architectural icons from the past and present, including the Chrysler Building, the Flatiron, Apple's 5th Avenue store, as well as the everyday buildings that make up New York's unique cityscape.

See more images from All the Buildings in New York, after the break...

Courtesy of James Hancock
Courtesy of James Hancock
Courtesy of James Hancock
Courtesy of James Hancock
Courtesy of James Hancock
Courtesy of James Hancock
Courtesy of James Hancock
Courtesy of James Hancock

Via the Atlantic Cities

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Vanessa Quirk
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Cite: Vanessa Quirk. "All the Buildings in New York...Drawn by Hand" 13 Apr 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/359403/all-the-buildings-in-new-york-drawn-by-hand/> ISSN 0719-8884
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